BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Replacing a ball joint in lower steering stub/wheel carrier

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Driveline+Axles / Control arms and struts / Replacing a ball joint in lower steering stub/wheel carrier

Special tools required:

  • 0 496 553
  • 2 293 777
  • 2 293 775
  • 2 293 776
  • 0 496 554

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Remove CAMBER ARM.
  • Remove TRAILING ARM.

Pull out ball joint: Pull out ball joint with special tools 0 496 553, 2 293 777 , 2 293 775 and 0 496 553 in direction of travel (F).

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Pull out ball joint: Pull in ball joint (1) with special tools in direction of travel 0 496 553, 2 293 777 , 2 293 776 and 0 496 554 until limit position.

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After installation:

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